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De Soto gets second straight win
Icing last-second free throw helps boys get Frontier League victory
January 20, 2005
Both benches in De Soto’s 38-37 win over Osawatomie Friday may have felt like they were enduring the longest second.
Wildcats extend mastery over rival
Spencer’s stern words keep girls undefeated against intra-district rival Mill Valley Jaguars
January 20, 2005
De Soto girls basketball coach Dwight Spencer wasn’t shy in expressing concerns about the way his team was playing in the third period Tuesday at Mill Valley.
USD 232 to offer advanced placement classes
January 20, 2005
Advanced placement courses will debut at De Soto High School this fall. After getting the go-ahead from De Soto USD 232 Board of Education members Monday night, advanced placement, or AP, art and AP government and politics will be on the school’s schedule for the 2005-2006 academic year.
Serious crime declines in De Soto, traffic citations increase in 2004
January 20, 2005
Criminal activity declined in De Soto for the third-straight year while motor vehicle citations continued to increase in the city, Johnson County Sheriff’s Department figures indicate.
Races attract little interest
Filing deadline for city government, school district positions noon Tuesday
January 20, 2005
Elections for this spring’s De Soto city government positions and De Soto USD 232 Board of Education seats have attracted little interest with less than a week remaining before the candidate filing deadline.
Winter brings eagles back to De Soto
Open water on Kansas River, large number of waterfowl attracts birds to area
January 20, 2005
Bob Stevens noticed he had some unexpected visitors on the Burning Tree Golf Course he recently purchased, ones who weren’t there to play golf on the ice-covered greens. The visitors are bald eagles, hanging out on the trees overlooking the Kansas River.
Weighty issues should compel more candidates
January 20, 2005
If this spring’s city and school district elections were today, not only would a March 1 primary be unnecessary, but two seats on both bodies would be available to whomever got the most write-in votes April 5.
January 20, 2005
Randall L. Rodgers
January 20, 2005
An instrument of expression
January 20, 2005
De Soto High School student’s love of unique instrument lands her a chair in the state orchestra
Rosa Lewis
January 20, 2005
Lawrence N. Allison
January 20, 2005